An attachment is an image or other file uploaded through the post editor's upload utility. Attachments can be displayed on their own 'page' or template. For more information, see Using Image and File Attachments.

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Pulling Post Image Attachments in WordPress 3.9

For some reason the functions I'm using for pulling post images/attachments isn't working after updating to 3.9, has something changed in the way we pull attachments? The code I'm using in single.php ...
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Get ID of first image attached to a post

I'm looking to find a solution that enables me to get the ID of the first image attached to a post in the loop. I'm currently using this; $size = 'post-thumbnail'; // Define image_size to be used ...
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500 internal error at wp_generate_attachment_metadata

I found that my PHP script throws an 500 (Internal Server Error) at the line which wp_generate_attachment_metadata function is used: $attach_data = wp_generate_attachment_metadata( $attach_id, ...
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Delete child post and attachment links to parent post

I have a hierarchical posts, when ever I delete the child posts its attachments go and link to deleted post's parent How can I stop this?
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Add a YouTube or Vimeo video as a post attachment?

I'm developing a gallery plugin and I was wondering if I could add a YouTube and Vimeo "embed" option to the media uploader to be able to add YouTube and Vimeo videos as attachments to a post instead ...
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Calling a javascript function in post edit page after attaching something to post

I would like to call a javascript function after user attaches something to post. I hooked the add_attachment hook, and processed what I want. However, how can I call a function in a Javascript loaded ...
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Change only the attachment permalinks to %post_id%

My permalinks are set to /%category%/%postname%/ but I would like attachments to live at photo/%post_id%/ I already have a rewrite function to change the attachment slug from attachment/ to photo/, ...
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Attaching images on frontend with AJAX to show thumbnails before submitting form

I currently have a frontend post upload form working so that users can add thumbnail attachments to a post, however it isn't possible to see which thumbnails you have attached before you submit the ...
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Check whether attachment ID is associated with more than one post?

Is there a function to check whether an attachment ID (=get_post_thumbnail_id(..)) is associated with more than one post? With "associated" I mean that a posts's meta value for the meta_key ...
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How can I return multiple image attachments with wp_get_attachment_image_src

I want to return multiple image attachments to my template landing page, but wp_get_attachment_image_src only returns the first image attachment. How come? Thanks in advance <?php /** ...
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Replacing all attachment links in post with media file link

I'm working on a Wordpress site, where all images inside posts are linking to the corresponding attachment pages. I want to use a lightbox but obviously this would require changing all the links back ...
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Converting Attachment to Images?

I've had no problem using lightboxes before with attachment images, but I've switched to a new theme called Quicknote and it seems that attachment images now instead link to the attachment page. ...
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wp_generate_attachment_metadata gives me an empty array

I have a custom post type and a metabox with a file input. I can insert the attachment, but I can't update the attachment metadata and I don't know how to fix it because I don't receive any error. ...
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Taxonomy archive + query attachments = duplicate results

I'm trying to get the attachments of a specific term (in its archive page). But the results are showing the resulting images 5 times instead of one. I have multiple loops in this page - one to show ...
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How to paginate wordpress [gallery] shortcode?

I am using wordpress gallery shortcode [gallery] I was wondering if there is anyway to paginate them without using a plugin.
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How to limit number of attachments

I'm using Sweet Cake theme. As you can see the portfolio section show all pictures. I want when someone load the site to be displayed items of the first category , instead of everything. How can I do ...
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Return Attachments from Custom Post Type

I'm a fairly new WP developer. I am trying to get my portfolio.php to display all images attached to my custom post type 'portfolio', and then display them in a masonry format. I've managed to get ...
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How can I hide media library images from general users?

As an admin I really like the features and functionality of the WordPress 3.5 media manager. With a multi-user site however all users can see all images in the media library - whether uploaded by ...
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Setting name of attachment URL

I have a problem I need to fix with the URLs that are generated for the attachment pages of images with metadata. I’m working on a photography site where individual photos are displayed as ...
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Media/attachment urls don't redirect with fake URL structure

I'm having an issue with media/attachment files and I'm not quite sure how WordPress is returning the URL that it does. I've noticed that I can add anything as a subdirectory structure before a media ...
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How can I get a different image size, if all I have is the link?

For various reasons, I can't use Wordpress' built-in Thumbnail functionality. What I want to do instead is to use the first image in the post as the thumbnail. Here's what I found in the codex: Show ...
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Change default options on attachment page

I'm currently adjusting someone's plugin, and they're pulling data from the attachment page. Rather than edit the whole plugin entirely, I'm after a quick fix. Is it possible to change the wording on ...
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Get attached media only

I am using wp_query to get uploaded medias. Everything is working fine, but wp_query will return the medias with no post attached. This is not what I wanted. How can I exclude the unattached media ...
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Save attachment ID instead of URL in custom field

I am testing several frameworks (currently Vafpress) to help me creating custom meta boxes. I need to save a lot of attachments with my posts but noticed that the attachment is saved with its full ...
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How can I hide previous_image_link() on first attachment page?

I'm using previous_image_link() and next_image_link() to show thumbnails in my image.php template page. I'm surrounding the thumbs with some styling, so need to be able to hide the whole previous ...
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Get attachments (get_posts) and WP 3.5 new uploader

I'm using get_posts() to get attachments from the post and use it in the slider. The issue is new uploader doesn't have that "Gallery" tab which was perfectly suitable for this. It also seems to be ...
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How to include editable PDF in wordpress

I need to include a Existing PDF in website, where user can either fill or download it. I tried to use visual form generator, but it doesn't like actual form and I need to allow a user signature. ...
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Incomplete attachment page

I am using the twenty-thirteen theme and my attachment page chops off the footer & image. Have a look at my screenshot. You can see that it shows the title but it doesn't show the image and the ...
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Lots of attachments is causing slow load

I have a wordpress site with 400k unattached images. When I try to view any single attachment page it loads quite slow. Is there anyway to improve performance?
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All images from posts of specific category

I'm photographer and am developing my own portfolio, it's in the final stage. I'm trying to get all images from posts in a specific category. I can actually get all images from all posts, but they ...
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filter get_children to return all mime types EXCEPT 'x'

Like it says on the tin - Im trying to create a list of post attachments that includes everything except say audio, which I'll feed into a player instead. The filter needs to be generic: 'audio' ...
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Delete attachment with post

I'm trying to post a delete Link for a user so he can delete his own entries: global $post; if ( !current_user_can( 'delete_bkroadkill', $post->ID ) ) return; $link = "<a href='" ...
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Auto delete WordPress images/thumbnails (all sizes) and featured after X days/hours, or similar?

I am looking for solution to auto delete images of old posts in WordPress site. I want to hold images of current 50 posts, others should be deleted automatically. It can be function to delete on time ...
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How to get attached file in wordpress from custom post

I am using the Download monitor plugin I am listing the posts by category the following way $term = get_term_by( 'slug', get_query_var( 'term' ), get_query_var( 'taxonomy' ) ); <?php ...
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How to show post attachment image

i am going to create a slidershow by post attachment in single.php. i use this code but the result is null. <?php if ( have_posts() ) while ( have_posts() ): the_post(); ...
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Drupal 6 to Wordpress migration - media attachments

Migrating was simple with a few SQL queries that I found on a blog. But I was unable to find a way to importing images as media attachments on the Wordpress site. Any help is really appreciated.
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Short of raw SQL, can I query for multiple attachment metadata that have a given array key?

With raw SQL through $wpdb, I believe that I could do something along the lines of this (untested): SELECT post_id, meta_value FROM postmeta WHERE meta_key = '_wp_attachment_metadata' AND meta_value ...
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File upload, uploads only file name

I am working on a simple front end image upload in Wordpress. With this piece of code I can upload to the wordpress media section but I only upload the name and url of the file then, no image. Does ...
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Importing Attachments with No Extension

Is there an extension, or a technique, during Wordpress import to pull in an attachment URL that doesn't have a file extension? I'm trying to import a Square Space blog into Wordpress. Most of the ...
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What is the best way to associate multiple images to one page?

WP has one major problem and that's image handling. Each image is treated as a post and if you "attach" an image to a page, you cannot un-attach it. Without installing a gallery plugin and without ...
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Is it possible to Hook/Filters Attachment Creation?

Is it possible to hook or filter the attachment creation process? More specifically is it possible to hook into the attachment creation so that I may parse the attachment’s filename, populate the ...
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How do I delete all generated images from my server except those currently used in posts

I have a new set of image sizes for my site's in-development theme. My server is filled with old image sizes, most of which have never been used. You've heard this one before, right? The Question How ...
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How to remove attachments from main query via pre_get_posts?

I'm struggling to find a solution to the following problem. The main query should only check pages and selected custom post types for the selected post type name. address.com/flower-post-name ...
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Broken? WP_Query and “attachment” as a post type

I have a gallery attached to a page. On that page, I'm running the following query: $events_gallery = new WP_Query( // Start a new query for our videos array( 'post_parent' => $post->ID, // ...
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Set the default category of an attachment

I wanted to apply the same categories that exist for posts to attachments, so I wrote this code: function wpmediacategory_init() { register_taxonomy_for_object_type( 'category', 'attachment' ); } ...
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How to get attachment file name not attachment URL

I'm using this code to list the image attachments of a post: <select name="chb_homes_for_sale_specifics_floor_plan" style="width:100%;"> <option ...
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Redirect Attachment Page to Attachment

I'm trying to change my attachment page to just automatically redirect to the attachment. Here's what I've tried: Get attachment ID and redirect to that URL: $urlArr = ...
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Password protect some uploaded files, so only logged-in users can view them

I would like to protect some uploaded files, so that they are not publicly accessible (they are not accessible without a login). I'm uploading some PDF files, and I'd like to mark some of them as ...
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Is there a move_attachment_file() function in wordpress?

I would like to move (or copy) an attachment from the the "standard" uploads directory to another directory and at the same time make sure all the attachment metadata is updated to reflect the change ...
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How can I display a link to a post's (Word doc or pdf) attachment?

I'm using the code below to first grab the post's attachments (if they're either a Word doc or pdf file), then echoing the url of said attachment. This works great on the first post on a page. ...